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5-year decline in crime reported in New Haven

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NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A 5-year decline in New Haven crime will be announced during a news conference on Wednesday afternoon.

Mayor Toni Harp and New Haven police Chief Dean Esserman announced a noon news conference.

Harp and Esserman said they'll be discussing newly released federal crime statistics that show five consecutive years of reduced crime in the Elm City.

The two said it highlights the city's public safety efforts since 2011.

The news conference is set to take place at City Hall on Church Street.

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